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charlottesville, richmond. had a couple of sprinkles near us this morning. most of that is on the eastern shore. this is probably the last time we'll look at doppler radar this morning. temps warm and muggy. 72347 annapolis. martinsburg is 66 with 70 in winchester and 73 la plata. we're going into the low 90s in most spots this afternoon. tomorrow's highs about the same. >> a couple of water main breaks and slow traffic forming in the 6:00 hour. good morning, everybody. first of all if you're planning to head inbound i-66 through arlington you'll be fine but there is a water main break on south courthouse roadblocked between columbia pike and 6th street. you'll have to work your way around that for quite some time with the road buckled as well. if you're planning to head over here, no problems to report as you travel inbound right now on kenilworth avenue and eastern avenue. this is going to be in the northeast corridor. let's go back over to the maps and this time we'll head over to the other side of town. no problems on the bw parkway or route 50 inside the bel
got our first look today at the man accused of the worsz mass shooting in u.s. history-- the movie theater massacre in aurora, colorado. 24-year-old james holmes made his first court appearance, but from the looks of him, it wasn't entirely clear that he knew he was there. sitting next to one of his attorneys, his orange hair made him look like a character from the batman movies. as the judge spoke, holmes didn't seem to make eye contact. in fact, he didn't seem to follow the conversation at all. we have a team of correspondents covering this story. barry petersen was in the courtroom with holmes and, barry how did he seem in person? >> reporter: well, i have to say scott, it was really sort of eerie to be there. he seemed so unvovled. it was almost chilling, because we're talking about the fate of his life. frankly, i had a hard time taking my eyes off of him. you keep staring at that face, looking for some clue as to why this happened. he, on the other hand, seemed uninterested and when he was offered a chance to speak he turned it down. >> mr. holmes, do you have any questions a
and a husband. >> we can all understand what it would be to have somebody that we love taken from us in this fashion. >> reporter: 11 victims are still in critical condition. some have had multiple operations, including brain surgery. aurora's mayor is concerned that some of the survivors may not make it. the mayor also said that some of the survivors may be paralyzed for life. holmes will not have bail. that's the latest live from aurora, colorado. i'm manuel gallegus. now back to you. >>> district attorney carol chambers just spoke moments ago about this morning's hearing. she said the prosecutors will adhere to colorado's guidelines about active cases by not speaking much about it. but she says they are hoping for a fair trial for all the victims. >> reporter: also big developments in the penn state sex abuse scandal this morning. the ncaa handed downing its sanctions against the school. it's paying a heavy price. >> reporter: the ncaa slammed penn state with massive penalties for not doing more to stop jerry sandusky's sexual abuse of children. >> we've kept foremost in our thoug
of lightning. it's way out to the west and southwest of us into charlottesville and also crossing over the mountains, but right now we're looking at some scattered showers and storms that come through -- that could come through in our area. so the entire dmv is under a slight risk for severe weather tonight. the a man threat is damaging wind gust -- the main threat is damage wind gusts and heavy downpours. i don't think everybody will see these storms surface. we could see some big storms come through. temperatures are in the 80s. we'll talk more about the heat coming this way and also some relief. back to you. >>> penn state now about to pay a really heavy price for that sex abuse scandal that has already rocked the university. today the ncaa handed down unprecedented sanctions against the school's legendary football program and they come just one day after the school took down the statue of the former head coach joe paterno that used to hang out in front of the university's football stadium but no more. dave owens is here with the details. these sanctions come with some controversy a
>> hello, everybody. i'm bruce johnson. thanks for joining us. here's the latest from colorado tonight. president barack obama met with the families of those gunned down in the massacre. he told them that he comes to them as a father and a husband. authorities say the suspected gunman, james holmes, is not cooperating. a memorial across the street from the theater is now growing. tonight, hundreds turned out for a vigil to the 12 who died and 58 who were injured. teresa garcia begins our coverage from aurora. ♪ you are the strength of my life ♪ >> reporter: the community of aurora, colorado, came together sunday for a vigil, remembering the victims of friday's shooting massacre. >> our city will be stronger and greater because of our adversity. >> reporter: president obama met privately with grieving families. he spoke to the media afterwards. >> it was an opportunity for families to describe how wonderful their brother or their son or daughter was. >> reporter: sunday's service at colorado community church focused on the massacre, including prayers for the suspected shoote
for a little shopping. a baby bear wandered into a sears store. >> and all that matters. >> use that vice president to raise money and take on the president. >> has he told you -- >> no he hasn't. but i expect a call later today. >> on "cbs this morning." >> ernie els is the champion again. >> i'm supposed to go to canada, but i think i'm going to blow that thing off. but i think i'm going to blow that thing off. [ laughter ] captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." we begin with the latest on the largest mass shooting in american history. alleged gunman, james eagan holmes is due in court this morning. >> jeff glor is at the scene of the shooting in aurora, colorado. good morning to you, jeff. >> reporter: norah, good morning to you. last night we watched a vigil here, an extraordinary show of support for those here in aurora. this as the president reminded the nation about the resolve of the human spirit. >> even in the darkest of days, life continues. and people are strong. and people bounce back. and people are resilient. >> the president arrived here sunday afterno
as what was used in aurora. he told officers he had just seen the dark knight rises and was on his way to shoot and kill his former boss. >>> exactly how much ammo is 6,000 rounds? it's not as much as you might think. get some perspective on the colorado shooter's arsenal from peggy fox on www.wusa9.com and then join the conversation about gun control on our wusa9 facebook page. >>> joe paterno's family says today's ncaa sanctions against the penn state to defame the hall of fame coach's legacy and are a panicked response to the sex abuse scandal. this morning the athletic governing body hit the university with a $60 million fine, banned the football team from proceeds in play for the next four years and capped scholarships at 20% below the normal limit. it stripped the school of all 112 of its wins between 1998 and 2011. >> there is incredible interest in what will happen to penn state football. the fundamental story of this horrific chapter should focus on the innocent children and the powerful people who let them down. >> students currently on penn state's football team will be give
and appalled hole him may have used some of their gear in the massacre. >> police are investigating several other packages that were shipped to james holmes' home and the university of colorado where hole him was a graduate student. >>> the colorado shooting has reignited the gun control debate. members of jesse jackson's rainbow push collision were at magic johnson's theater. they are calling for lawmakers to be proactive to prevent the next massacre which includes reinstating the country's ban on assault weapons. >> weapons are intended for mass destruction. there is no need for an assault weapon to be in the hands of your everyday citizen. >> the ban on assault weapons expired eight years ago. new york mayor michael bloomberg says president owe bam in and mitt romney need to end their carefully guarded silence on gun control. >>> it is 4:31. here are some of the other stories making news now this morning. harsh punishments for penn state. the ncaa will announce corrective and punitive measures against the university at a 9:00 a.m. news conference today all in connection with the jerry sa
and appalled that he used their equipment in the massacre. our andean mccarren -- andean mccarren who was in colorado said he made the decision to deny holmes after listening to his voice mail. >> the voice mail was a very low base guttural sounding, rambling, incoherent deal that was strange, bizarre, a little freakish. one of my staff members called and said hey, what was the name of that person that you flagged for us? wasn't that james holmes? i said yes. they said well, that's the name of the shooter. >> reporter: close call for that company and that gentleman there. coming up at 5:30, we'll have a look at the very emotional vigil that was held on sunday to remember the 12 lives lost and the 58 victims who survived that shooting. back to you, mike, jess. >> thank you, delia. delia goncalves live in the satellite center this morning. >>> later this morning, the ncaa is going to announce its sanctions against penn state university. the report shows the former coach joe paterno and top university officials took many steps to conceal reports that former assistant coach jerry sandusky
somebody that we love taken from us in this fashion. >> sunday night thousands gathered in aurora to mourn. the shooting has shaken this community. >> we'll pull together and prayer and support, love. >> governor john hickenlooper read the name of each of the victims an the crowd yelled back. but there was one name he didn't read. that of the alleged shooter. >> i refuse to say his name. [ applause ] >> and people of aurora are trying to let go of the pain. >> holmes' court appearance this morning will be televisend add terrell, it is expected to be very brief. >> manuel gallegus in aurora this morning. many thank you so much. >>> a mother, a 6-year-old girl are among the 12 victims who lost their lives in friday's shooting in aurora, all of them taken much too soon. >> in the suburban chicago hometown of john larimer, church-goers prayed for the 27-year-old victim. larimer was stationed at buckley air base in colorado and was one of three military men killed friday. airman jesse childress was also stationed at buckley. he loved comic books and called his car the bat mow boebl. jonathan bl
. it is a panicked response to the public's understandable revulsion at what sandusky did." joining us now to talk more about today's sanctions is donald dell, a lawyer, sports agent and marketer and was also an all american tennis player at yale. thanks for coming in. let me get your first reaction, not enough, too much, about right? >> i was really shocked at the extent and depth of it. of course, it's all a balancing act, is it fair or not? it just depends on which side of the table you're sitting on. when you're there thinking about those children for a long, long time from 1998 to 2012, 14 years that evidently he was left to run free when some of them could have or should have known, but this is worse than a death penalty. here it's four years out of bowl games and players can transfer which i think is fair to the players very and then 15 scholarships only a year. they're out of football the next four years or longer. >> washington post columnist mike wise is already lambasting the ncaa for not going with the so-called death mountain saying happy valley should be quiet on saturday afternoons
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